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The wheel of law [electronic resource] : India's secularism in comparative constitutional context / Gary Jeffrey Jacobsohn.

By: Jacobsohn, Gary J, 1946-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2003Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 324 p.).ISBN: 9781400825578 (electronic bk.); 1400825571 (electronic bk.); 9780691092454 (cl : alk. paper); 0691092451 (cl : alk. paper); 0691122539; 9780691122533.Subject(s): Hinduism and state -- India | Religion and state -- India | Hindouisme et �Etat -- Inde | Religion et �Etat -- Inde | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights | Binnenlandse politiek | Secularisatie (maatschappij) | CorruptieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Wheel of law.DDC classification: 323.44/2/095409045 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
pt. 1. Three models of secular constitutional design -- pt. 2. Constitutional perspectives on the challenges to secularism in India.
Summary: How can religious liberty be guaranteed in societies where religion pervades everyday life? In The Wheel of Law, Gary Jacobsohn addresses this dilemma by examining the constitutional development of secularism in India within an unprecedented cross-national framework that includes Israel and the United States. He argues that a country's particular constitutional theory and practice must be understood within its social and political context.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-309) and index.

pt. 1. Three models of secular constitutional design -- pt. 2. Constitutional perspectives on the challenges to secularism in India.

How can religious liberty be guaranteed in societies where religion pervades everyday life? In The Wheel of Law, Gary Jacobsohn addresses this dilemma by examining the constitutional development of secularism in India within an unprecedented cross-national framework that includes Israel and the United States. He argues that a country's particular constitutional theory and practice must be understood within its social and political context.

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